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 Fiction Literature

Series:Foreign Language Graded Reader Ser.

An unmissable collection of eight unconventional and captivating short stories for young and adult learners. "I love Olly's work - and you will too!" - Barbara Oakley, PhD, Author of New York Times bestseller A Mind for Numbers
Short Stories in E... read more

Short Stories in English for Beginners

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 Fiction Literature

Reading Level:very good

'Without translation, we would be living in provinces bordering on silence' George Steiner. It is impossible to overstate the influence world literatures have had in defining each other. No culture exists in isolation; all writers are part of the intertwining braid of l... read more

Found in Translation

Alice Walker, author of the National Book Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning The Color Purple-an American novel of permanent importance (San Francisco Chronicle)-crafts a bilingual collection that is both playfully imaginative and intensely moving.
Pres... read more

Taking the Arrow Out of the Heart

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 Fiction Literature

The Times bestseller by the author of NORWEGIAN WOOD, a family story of epic scale. "An intricate story about war, family, secrets and,yes, wood ... An engaging, satisfying read" The Times
"So cleverly plotted, and it builds up such effortless dramatic ... read more

The Sixteen Trees of the Somme
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Category:

 Fiction Literature

Series:Foreign Language Graded Reader Ser.

An unmissable collection of eight unconventional and captivating short stories for young and adult learners.
"I love Olly's work - and you will too!" - Barbara Oakley, PhD, Author of New York Times bestseller A Mind for Numbers
Short Storie... read more

Short Stories in Russian for Beginners

When Franz Kafka died in 1924, his loyal friend and champion Max Brod could not bring himself to fulfil Kafka's last instruction: to burn his remaining manuscripts. Instead, Brod devoted the rest of his life to canonizing Kafka as the... read more

Kafka's Last Trial: The Case of a Literary Legacy

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 Fiction Literature

Reading Level:General Adult

A collection of short stories celebrating Charlotte Bront´┐Ż, published in the year of her bicentenary and stemming from the now immortal words from her great work Jane Eyre.
The twenty-one stories in Reader, I Married Him - one of the most celebrated lines in fi... read more

Reader, I Married Him

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 Fiction Literature

The Complete Works of Shakespeare contains the recognized canon of the bard's plays, and his sonnets and poems. The texts were edited by the late Professor Peter Alexander, making it one of the most authoritative editions, recognized the world over for its clarity and scholarship. Described in the Gua... read more

Collins Complete Works of Shakespeare

First the young schoolboy, gloriously immersed in make-believe in a shabby farmyard; then the budding poet with his thrilling friendships and dreams of fortune. Finally, the neophyte reporter roaming suburban Swansea for momentous material. In ten wonderfully evocative short stories, Dylan Thomas conv... read more

Portrait of the Artist as a Young Dog

It has been one of those days. You've worked like a Trojan, displaying titanic strength and stoic endurance to overcome the Herculean labours that have faced you in order to meet that deadline. We regularly employ classically-derived expressions in our everyday language, yet many of us have little und... read more

Opening Pandora's Box: Phrases We Borrowed from the Classics and the Stories Behind Them

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 Fiction Literature

A Halloween Treat was published in Family Circle in the late 1980's and hasn't resurfaced since. This is that story's first appearance in book form. In A Halloween Treat, kids and cats go trick or treating, and gather loot that might be tricks--or perhaps the best treat ... read more

A Halloween Treat

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 Fiction Literature

Andrew Motion's new book opens with a sequence of war poems (first published as the pamphlet "Laurels and Donkeys", on Armistice Day 2010), drawing on soldiers' experiences of war from 1914 until today - beginning with a story about Siegfried Sassoon and moving via World W... read more

The Customs House